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Collection Name Agriculture Collection
Title Green Corn
Date 1868
Description Label for produce can, with captions "GREEN CORN" and "J. EGBERT, / NEW DORP, S.I." The label features a chromolithograph illustration of an ear of corn surrounded by decorative strapwork designs. The edges of the illustration are printed with the inscription, "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by W. M. Brownson, in the Clerk's / Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern Distri" [the paper is torn, cutting off the inscription]. An additional inscription, possibly stamped over the printed design, identifies "R. T. B. HANCOCK, Agent."
(Keywords: New York)

(This is a description of a single item within the Agriculture Collection. See collection record and/or item records of the same collection for additional information.)
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Physical Extent Label measures 4.375 inches high x 11.75 inches wide.
Catalog Number MS232.000.ITEM.0002
Object Name Label
Archival Description Level Item
Parent Record MS232.000
Subjects Agriculture
Canned foods
Earliest Date 1868
Latest Date 1868
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.